Reefer Madness has gripped Wall Street. Investors are craving marijuana stocks as Canada prepares to legalize pot next month, leading to giant gains for Canada-based companies listed on U.S. exchanges. Some experts are concerned that the ending will be a buzzkill. Billions of dollars have poured into the stocks in the last few months, and investors smell green (money, not leaves) in the air as they consider the opportunities these companies might have as the marijuana market in Canada grows, along with the possibility that the U.S. and other countries could follow suit. The value of one company, British Columbia-based Tilray, has jumped tenfold since its initial public offering just two months ago. The company had $20 million in sales in 2017, but it's now worth considerably more than Macy's or Hasbro. With those huge gains have come extreme swings. While handing out meals to Hurricane Florence victims in New Bern, North Carolina, President Donald Trump got a special request — … [Read more...] about It’s High Times for Soaring Marijuana Stocks on Wall Street
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0 Have your say Sunderland BID bosses have unveiled their vision of the future as they look to persuade businesses to give them another five years. The Business Improvement District’s plan was laid out at a meeting in High Street West last night.BIDs run for five years, and Sunderland’s current scheme is due to expire at the end of March.If renewed, the BID will be funded by a levy on city centre businesses with a rateable value of £15,000.Only businesses that will be subject to the levy are eligible to vote and crucially, the scheme must win the support not only of the majority of businesses voting, but also a majority of their rateable value.Since 2014, the BID has invested more than £3million in the city centre and funded a range of activities and projects including the Christmas programme and Euro 2018 FanZones. The past five years have been very exciting but they have also been a learning curve. Sharon Appleby It has not all been … [Read more...] about Street Rangers among plans for city centre as Sunderland BID bosses set out their vision for next five years
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement DealBook Supported by Sept. 13, 2018 Good Thursday morning. Welcome to a special edition of the DealBook Briefing, where we relive the turmoil of the weekend that marked the inflection point of the 2008 financial crisis and what followed in its wake. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here .) It changed the world Ten years ago today, the C.E.O.s of Wall Street’s banks were huddled at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in a mad scramble to save the financial industry and the economy. They were playing out arguably the most consequential period in modern economic history. We’ve spent the last decade debating the crisis. Could Lehman Brothers have been saved? Were bank bailouts the best way to protect Wall Street? Could the government have helped ordinary individuals more directly? Did the … [Read more...] about DealBook Briefing: Reliving Wall Street’s Near-Death Experience
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By Caleb Downs, mySanAntonio.com Updated 10:41 am CDT, Thursday, September 6, 2018 A 23-year-old woman was found fatally stabbed in The 3300 block of Colima Street on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. A 23-year-old woman was found fatally stabbed in The 3300 block of Colima Street on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Photo: GoogleMaps Click ahead to see the mugshots for the people accused of murder in the first half of 2018 in San Antonio, according to records. Click ahead to see the mugshots for the people accused of murder in the first half of 2018 in San Antonio, according to records. Photo: Bexar County Jail/San Antonio Police Department Joseph Hernandez is accused of shooting and killing Jose Cintron, 54, and wounding Matthew Ybarra, 22, in the 24000 block of Invitation Oak in far north Bexar County on Jan. 17, 2018. Joseph Hernandez is accused of … [Read more...] about 23-year-old S.A. woman fatally stabbed on West Side street after argument